If You Lose Your Smog License, You Can Pretty Much Wave Goodbye to Your Business
POSTED August 31, 2020

If You Lose Your Smog License, You Can Pretty Much Wave Goodbye to Your Business

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The average consumer in California does not know that the SMOG industry is highly regulated.

If You Have Been Denied an Auto Repair License, You Need to Appeal
POSTED August 24, 2020

If You Have Been Denied an Auto Repair License, You Need to Appeal

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California is a highly regulated state. Because of its unique climate, especially in Los Angeles, no industry is more highly regulated than the auto repair industry.

Automotive Defense Specialists Announces Post on Fighting the Bureau of Automotive Repair in California
POSTED August 12, 2020

Automotive Defense Specialists Announces Post on Fighting the Bureau of Automotive Repair in California

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Los Angeles, California – August 12, 2020. Automotive Defense Specialists, a legal team of highly-trained defense attorneys representing SMOG shops, station owners, and technicians in the auto repair industry at is proud to announce a new post on fighting the Bureau of Automotive Repair.

Keeping Everybody Happy Is a Difficult Task for an Auto Repair or SMOG Technician
POSTED August 4, 2020

Keeping Everybody Happy Is a Difficult Task for an Auto Repair or SMOG Technician

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California has an unusual climate. The cold fog comes in from the Pacific and hits the warmer desert air, especially in the Los Angeles basin.

As an Automotive Repair Technician, You Get Trouble From Both Customers and the Bar
POSTED July 31, 2020

As an Automotive Repair Technician, You Get Trouble From Both Customers and the Bar

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It can be a tough life running an automotive repair shop whether you are in Los Angeles or San Francisco, Eureka or Union City. On one side you have the customers, and they can get very angry with you when you fail their vehicle in a SMOG test as required by California law.

If You Try to Fight the Bureau of Automotive Repair Alone, You May Lose!
POSTED July 27, 2020

If You Try to Fight the Bureau of Automotive Repair Alone, You May Lose!

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If you run an auto repair shop or are an auto repair technician, it’s a fact of life in California that you are at the mercy of the Bureau of Automotive Repair.